7 Signs That Might Indicate a Vitamin D Deficiency

  As someone who has lived in the arctic tundra known as Minneapolis, MN for most of my adult life, I know a thing or two about Vitamin D deficiency. Everyone from a northern climate knows the difference in energy, physical performance, and mental clarity during the summer months compared to the winter. During my extensive biohacking journey, I’ve learned a lot about the huge role Vitamin D plays in our performance and overall health. With that in mind… My friend Ronnie Burg has written a great article on Vitamin D deficiency and how to get … Read More


Introduction To The Topic of Cognitive Enhancement

[ Ben’s Note: This is a Guest Post from Emiel Bakker of Focus Supplements. ]         After the movie ‘Limitless’ came out in 2011 there has been a surge of interest in the domain of cognitive enhancement. The movie portrays the main character as a stagnant writer whom after consuming a small pill of NZT-48 unlocks all of his brainpower instantly. He is able to learn and analyze situations at an astonishing rate. The movie sparked a surge of interest in the domain of cognitive enhancement because it portrays a situation we can all relate too. … Read More


Eliminate Stress and Block the Haters with HRV Training

  Getting Stressed Out is a Choice This post is about my favorite method for turning off stress and dealing with anxiety. Stress can be turned off, Like a light switch. You just have to know which switch. This practice I am going to discuss, has been an absolute game changer for me. I have spent the majority of my adult life in an anxious/stressed out state because I did not know how to generate my own positive emotions. I relied on external influences to feel good and as a result, I was at the mercy of my environment. … Read More


The Flow State Triggers: How to learn anything, achieve greatness and become the best version of yourself

  The first time I saw Laird Hamilton. I knew this guy was a badass. He was jacked, tall, had blond hair, and was a big wave surfer. Hamilton had calm confidence about him that came through even while watching him on TV. For some reason I was really impressed by the guy. He was like a mutant king from another planet. The things he was doing were so beyond anything I could ever dream of doing. He was achieving the impossible and with ease. His laser like focus, calm presence under chaos, and ability to … Read More


How to Meditate: Beginners Meditation Techniques

Who’s this For? This post covers beginners mediation techniques that I have used of the past 2 years to transform the way I interact with the world. This is seriously one of the best things I have ever done. If you find a way to add mediation into your life, you will dominate, kick more ass, and live a much better existence. It is also one of the easiest ways to prime your brain for success. Why Meditate? I have spent most of my adult life completely stuck in my own head. I was unable … Read More


How to Bulk Up for Skinny Guys: A Beginners Muscle Building Diet Plan

Who’s this for? This post is aimed at the skinny guy looking to add quality muscle and minimize or eliminate fat gain while doing so. Endomorphs or guys who are carrying 30 lbs of extra fat should stop reading right now. Don’t Make My Mistakes My freshman year of college I weighed in at an even 200 lbs. My senior year I topped out around 265 (not all good weight). My four years in college I spent gaining and losing weight depending on whatever activity I was doing at the time. Football season, add a few lbs. … Read More


Save My Eyes from the Computer! 3 Easy Fixes to Reduce Eye Strain Symptoms

I can see the light…. from my computer screen My entire life, I have had 20/20 vision. This was amazing considering both of my parents and my sister all use glasses or contacts. I was told it was only a matter of time until i needed them. For my entire youth and early adulthood, I maintained my near perfect vision. This all came to a crashing halt when I started working 40 hrs a week in front of a computer. In addition, I was in graduate school and spent most of my free time reading … Read More


How to Hack Your Sleep Cycle: The Fundamentals

How to Hack your Sleep Ever have trouble sleeping? Are you tossing and turning some nights, but not others? Do you find yourself waking up in the middle of the night to go pee? How about waking up at 2 or 3 am and not being able to go back to sleep? If this sounds familiar… Keep reading This is post is about the fundamentals necessary for engineering a great night of sleep. If you want to lose more weight, recover from exercise faster, be smarter during the day, than you should also be concerned with getting the … Read More